Part of an ongoing initiative to write obituaries for the homeless death. The point is to remember as they came not as they went.
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Adapt. a disability rights organization, gathered at the White House to advocate for the Disability Integration Act and to demand recognition from the Trump Administration.
With the Martin Luther King Jr. Library now closed for a three-year renovation period, downtown community members have expressed a need for a service center for the time being. City officials have been seeking feedback from community members to gage their needs.
The new documentary “Check It,” directed by Dana Flor and Toby Oppenheimer, follows the rise of the first known all-LGBTQ gang.
Street Sense Vendor Anthony Crawford has been getting his customers ready for Valentine’s Day. With the help of Second Story Cards, a startup project run… Read more »
The nonprofit People for Fairness Coalition is contacting some of the District’s biggest movers and shakers for the Dec. 20 Homeless Person’s Memorial Day candlelight vigil.
Dog Tag Bakery in Georgetown is “baking a difference” by providing job training for disabled veterans.
People shared their experiences with mental illness through monologues, poetry, music and dance at the Keegan Theatre on Oct. 10 and 11.
Members of a long-standing “hidden” tent city faced eviction and a clean up as part of an ongoing effort overseen by the Office of the Deputy Mayor.
A memorial honoring Larry Avents, a D.C. man who had been experiencing homeless for 20 years. He passed away in August of 2016, and is remembered fondly by those who knew him.
Street Sense vendor Sol Hicks discusses his experience with stereotypes about the homeless.
The only two constants in Don Gardner’s life have been faith and. By the time he started founding nonprofits and hosting community events, Gardner, 59,… Read more »
Robert Williams greets the community, recommends D.C. food stops and calls readers to action.
Vendor artist says farewell to Epiphany Reverend Elizabeth in his second installment of “Behind the Scenes.”
D.C. government conducted an encampment cleanup near K & 27th St. NW July 28, the second cleanup at the site within five weeks.
Vendor artist poem on riding the bus.
District Displaced presented a new photo gallery of the homeless, by the homeless at Murrow Park, July 3.
Street Sense photographers display original work in Hillyer Art Space on July 12, 2016.
DHS cleared three homeless encampment sites near K and 26th Street NW on the morning of June 28 – the temporary home to two dogs and approximately 12 people. In a departure from recent encampment evictions, if residents were present to claim their belongings and ostensibly begin taking down their tents, they were not forced to leave the area. However, unattended belongings were discarded, not sorted or stored.
Author Matthew Desmond and policy experts talked about the state of affordable housing in the U.S. at Georgetown Law